Gaining media exposure is significant to Hong Kong brands. Interview opportunities will be offered to award winners , promoting their brands to the general public and raising public awareness.
Business Matching with Top Buyers
Through joining business matching event—"Meet The Buyer, Meet The Designer", the participants would be able to meet plenty of buyers from local and international companies. Introducing their design products to buyers in person, they can explore business opportunities and extend business network for the company growth.
Roving Exhibitions (Hong Kong & Japan)
Through local and overseas trade fairs and roving exhibitions in shopping malls catering for both B2B and B2C, the winners could reach out local and foreign buyers. Apart from joining the Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, the award-winning companies will garner invaluable opportunities to showcase their winning designs in LIFESTYLE Week TOKYO [JULY] 2023 , with potential reach of over 200,000 buyers.
Featured in HKSDA Publication
Interview opportunities will be offered to award winners, sharing their brand and idea behind the creations. The interviews will be featured in “Dream Maker”, a publication recording SDA winners' stories. It will be published to the general public to raise awareness of local outstanding design products and ideas.
Product Listing on Overseas Online Sales Platform
HKSDA supports the remarkable product designs in expanding the global market by arranging the winning products to be launched and sold on the Shopee, a popular eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia.
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Winners would be awarded with an Award Certificate to recognize their design excellence. The certificate would be an acknowledgement of their expertise which could give them strong competitive edge over competitors in the market.
Awards Ceremony would be held to praise for winners' marvelous design products；to introduce the emerging design talents to the industry and to unveil the brilliance of Hong Kong product design to the world.
Delegation Trip to Japan
Selected Award winners would be invited to join a 3-day delegation trip to Tokyo, Japan, meeting potential buyers for business opportunities and gaining market insight at the same time.
The trip may cover a variety of business and market exploration itineraries:
- Visit to LIFESTYLE Week TOKYO [JULY] 2023
- Visit to design related company/institution
- Business networking event
※ The Organizer reserves the rights of final decision, including suspending, terminating or changing details of The Activity and its terms and conditions without prior notice.
※ This schedule may be subject to change based on restrictions on travel, public gatherings and lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic locally and overseas. The arrangement or itinerary may be changed or canceled in cases of covid-19, policy changes by the HKSAR Government or/and Japan Government at any time without prior notice. Please see the official website for the latest updates.